Crash blocks SH1 near Sanson

SCENE: Police at the scene of the crash near Sanson
SCENE: Police at the scene of the crash near Sanson

A tractor and a trailer unit have tipped over, blocking the south-bound lane of State Highway 1 near Sanson.

Police said the driver of the tractor is not thought to have suffered any serious injuries.

The truck involved in the crash was carrying a full load of items including timber, boxes of chips and toilet paper.

The south-bound lane, about 1km south of Sanson, would be blocked blocked while a crane is brought in to lift the tractor and trailer off the road.

Motorists heading through the area may experience some delays while this is being cleared.

SCENE: The truck involved was full of timber, boxes of chips and toilet paper.
SCENE: The truck involved was full of timber, boxes of chips and toilet paper.

Manawatu Standard